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Center for South Asia Weekly Lecture Series: Jennifer Dubrow (Associate Professor, Asian Languages and Literature, Unive

Cosmopolitan Dreams: The Making of Modern Urdu Literary Culture in Colonial South Asia

Event Details

Thursday, April 18, 2019
12-1 p.m.
This talk introduces the world of Urdu print culture in colonial South Asia. In late nineteenth-century South Asia, the arrival of print fostered a dynamic and interactive literary culture. Within the pages of Urdu-language publications, readers found a public sphere that encouraged their reactions to featured content. This talk introduces the world of late 19th-century Urdu print, in which a dynamic and interactive literary culture flourished.